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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter - Atwater Brewery

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1,131 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,131
Reviews: 451
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 20.83%
Wants: 5
Gots: 62 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ypsifly on 10-21-2006)
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mattsdenney

Tennessee

3.3/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours oily black with a thin brown head. No retention at all.

Smells sweet. Hints of vanilla, burnt sugar, and toasted grains.

Taste hits up front with vanilla beans, and some hints of chocolate. Boozy coffee aftertaste. The flavor is good but not overly strong nor is it typical of an American porter.

Mouthfeel is oily, slick, and light. A moderate amount of carbonation.

Overall tasty and drinkable if you're craving vanilla. Could have used more chocolate malt balance.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 03:55:17 | More by mattsdenney
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Lordhelmit

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Dark as usual of a porter, just sbouy black. Poured with a fine one finger off white head, which has since diminished to a thin film over the beer...but it is still quite noticeable around the edges of my glass.

S - I did not smell too too much to tell you the truth. I do smell the vanilla, and that's about it. Smells kind of like a vanilla root beer.

T - Good. A bit mild. Vanilla, coffee, and dark bitter chocolate on the finish. Quite tasty.

M - Feels a bit thin in the mouth. Creamy, but still a bit watery.

O - Pretty decent! I liked it. Only complaints were the mouthfeel and weak smell. I'll probably buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2014 03:04:53 | More by Lordhelmit
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Atwater Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 1,131 ratings.